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Germany: former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder

A 101-year-old man has been convicted in Germany of 3,518 charges.
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The accused Josef S. covers his face as he sits at the court room in Brandenburg, Germany, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. A 101-year-old man has been convicted of 3,518 counts of accessory to murder for serving at the Nazis' Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. The Neuruppin Regional Court sentenced him to five years in prison on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michele Tantussi)
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China cuts inbound COVID-19 quarantine by half in move to ease borders restrictions

China warned this did not mean they are changing course on the zero-COVID goal.
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A medical worker takes a swab sample at a nucleic acid testing station, following the COVID-19 outbreak, in Beijing, China, June 28, 2022.
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Macron says Russia can't win in Ukraine after strike on mall

France's president has said that Russia “cannot and should not win” the war in Ukraine
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Ukrainian State Emergency Service firefighters work to take away debris at a shopping center burned after a rocket attack in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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S. Korean prosecutors grant ex-president temporary release

South Korean prosecutors have granted ex-President Lee Myung-bak a three-month release from prison over health concerns after he served less than three years of a 17-year sentence for corruption
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FILE - Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak appears for his first trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. South Korean prosecutors granted Lee a temporary release from prison over health concerns Tuesday, June 28, 2022, after he served less than three years of a 17-year sentence handed down for corruption. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP, File)
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Live updates | Macron says oil prices 'untenable' in Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on oil-producing countries to boost output to lower world prices pushed up by the war in Ukraine
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U.S. President Joe Biden, center, salutes as he prepares to board Marine One at a landing zone near Ohlstadt, Germany, Tuesday, June 28, 2022, after attending the Group of Seven meeting at the Schloss Elmau hotel in Elmau, Germany. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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Libyan rival officials meet for UN-led talks on elections

Two senior Libyan officials from the country's rival camps have begun talks on constitutional arrangements for elections
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Ethiopia names negotiators for looming Tigray peace process

Ethiopian authorities have named a team of seven negotiators for possible peace talks with Tigray forces
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Tesfay, center, sits with his wife and grandchildren, who have been displaced for 18 months, as they receive food assistance for the first time in 8 months from the World Food Programme (WFP), in the town of Adi Mehameday, in the western Tigray region of Ethiopia, Saturday, May 28, 2022. Hunger is tightening its grip on millions of people in Ethiopia who are facing a combination of conflict in the north and drought in the south while dwindling resources mean food and nutrition support may run dry from next month, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned Thursday, June 23, 2022. (Claire Nevill/WFP via AP)
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UN: More than 300,000 civilians killed in Syria's conflict

The conflict began with anti-government protests that broke out in March 2011.
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FILE - Residents walk through the destruction of the once rebel-held Salaheddine neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo, Syria, Jan. 20, 2017. The United Nations said the first 10 years of Syria’s conflict, which began in 2011, killed more than 300,000 civilians. The report released Tuesday, June 28, 2022, by the U.N. Human Rights Office is the highest yet estimate of conflict-related civilian deaths in the country. Syria's conflict began with anti-government protests that broke out in March 2011 in different parts of Syria, demanding democratic reforms following Arab Spring protests across the Middle East. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
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EU regulator considers clearing smallpox shot for monkeypox

There is a growing outbreak of the disease across the continent.
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FILE - This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a monkeypox virion, obtained from a sample associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. The U.S. government is building up its supply of monkeypox vaccine to contend with escalating cases identified in a surprising international outbreak, health officials said Friday, June 10, 2022. (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner/CDC via AP, File)
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Police: Armed robbery at Dutch art fair, 4 suspects hunted

Police say they are investigating an armed robbery at an international art fair in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht and are hunting for four suspects
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French President Emmanuel Macron says Russia 'cannot and should not win' the Ukraine war

French President Emmanuel Macron says Russia 'cannot and should not win' the Ukraine war
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Europe's central bank ready to 'stamp out' surging inflation

The head of the European Central Bank says it will move gradually to combat soaring consumer prices with interest rate hikes in July and September but will keep its options open to “stamp out” inflation if it surges faster than expected
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European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, left, speaks with Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, June 24, 2022. EU leaders were set to discuss economic topics at their summit in Brussels Friday amid inflation, high energy prices and a cost of living crisis. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
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G-7 countries end summit promising to inflict 'severe and immediate economic costs' on Russia

G-7 countries end summit promising to inflict 'severe and immediate economic costs' on Russia
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Russia bans Biden's wife, daughter from entry

Russia on Tuesday announced that it was banning the wife and daughter of President Joe Biden from entering the country, in response to widening sanctions against Russia
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G-7 leaders wrap up summit meant to bolster Ukraine support

The Group of Seven is wrapping up a summit intended to send a strong signal of long-term commitment to Ukraine’s future
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From left, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, US President Joe Biden, European Council President Charles Michel before a round table as Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appears on screen to address the G7 leaders via video link during their working session at Castle Elmau in Kruen, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Monday, June 27, 2022. The Group of Seven leading economic powers are meeting in Germany for their annual gathering Sunday through Tuesday. (Kenny Holston/Pool via AP)
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EU countries prolong COVID-19 certificates amid rising cases

European Unions countries have approved extending the use of COVID-19 certificates by one year until the end of June 2023
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US forces kill senior terrorist leader in Syria

U.S. Central Command said the target of the strike, Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, was a senior leader of an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group known as Hurras al-Din.
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U.S. Central Command said the target of the strike, Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, was a senior leader of an al-Qaida-affiliated terrorist group known as Hurras al-Din.
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Australia FM stresses AUKUS will not create nuclear weapons

Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong has stressed that her country’s security pact with the U.K. and the U.S. will not create nuclear weapons, and says she hopes concerns that it may spark a regional arms race will dissipate over time
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Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong speaks during a press conference after meeting with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah during visit to Foreign Ministry in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
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Johnson's move to rewrite Brexit rules clears 1st hurdle

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bid to rip up parts of the post-Brexit trade deal he signed with the European Union has cleared its first hurdle in Parliament
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson waits for the start of a group photo at the G7 summit at Castle Elmau in Kruen, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Sunday, June 26, 2022. The Group of Seven leading economic powers are meeting in Germany for their annual gathering Sunday through Tuesday. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool)
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2 men missing in floods in northwest Turkey

Two people are missing after heavy rains and floods hit northwestern Turkey
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Hong Kong confirms Chinese leader Xi's visit for anniversary

Hong Kong police have confirmed that Chinese president Xi Jinping will visit the city this week for the 25th anniversary of the former British colony’s return to Chinese rule
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FILE - In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Hong Kong Chief Executive-elect John Lee pose for photo before their meeting in Beijing, on May 30, 2022. Hong Kong’s police force on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, confirmed that Chinese president Xi Jinping will visit the city for the 25th anniversary of the former British colony’s return to Chinese rule. (Li Xueren/Xinhua via AP, File)
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Iran, US to begin indirect nuclear deal talks in Qatar

Iran and the United States appear poised to start indirect talks in Qatar aimed at finding a way to save Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers
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June 28

Germany: 101-year-old convicted of accessory to murder for serving at a Nazi concentration camp, sentenced to 5 years

Germany: 101-year-old convicted of accessory to murder for serving at a Nazi concentration camp, sentenced to 5 years
June 28
June 28

EXPLAINER: NATO holds summit with gaze on Russia — and China

NATO is meeting in Madrid this week.
June 28
FILE - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. Seven decades after it was founded, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is meeting in Madrid on June 29 and 30, 2022 with an urgent need to reassert its original mission: preventing Russian aggression against Western allies. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)
June 28

Building collapse kills 3 people in India's Mumbai city

A four-story residential building has collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai and at least three people died
June 28
A woman is carried on. stretcher after being rescued from the debris of a four-story residential building that collapsed in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. At least three people died and more were injured after the building collapsed late Monday night. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
June 28

US strike kills Yemeni al-Qaida-linked commander in Syria

Syrian opposition activists and the U.S. military say a drone strike by the U.S.-led coalition in northwestern Syria has killed a senior member of an al-Qaida-linked group
June 28
June 28

Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

Rescuers are searching through charred rubble of a shopping mall for more victims of a Russian missile strike that has killed at least 18 and wounded scores of others in a Ukrainian city
June 28
Ukrainian State Emergency Service firefighters work to take away debris at a shopping center burned after a rocket attack in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
June 28

Russia 'pouring fire' on Ukrainian city as offensive mounts

The governor of the Luhansk region says Russia is mounting an all-out assault.
June 28
People watch as smoke bellows after a Russian missile strike hit a crowded shopping mall, in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, Monday, June 27, 2022. Ukrainian officials say scores of civilians are feared killed or injured after a Russian missile strike hit a crowded shopping mall in the central city of Kremenchuk. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in a Telegram post Monday that the number of victims was “unimaginable,” citing reports that more than 1,000 civilians were inside at the time of the attack. (Viacheslav Priadko via AP)
June 28

Spanish PM blames traffickers, migrants for deaths at border

Spain’s prime minister is defending the way Moroccan and Spanish police repelled migrants last week as they tried to cross the shared border into the north African enclave of Melilla
June 28
FILE - Riot police officers cordon off the area after migrants arrive on Spanish soil and crossing the fences separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco in Melilla, Spain, on June 24, 2022. Spain's prime minister on Monday, June 27, 2022, defended the way Moroccan and Spanish police repelled migrants the week before as they tried to cross the shared border into the north African enclave of Melilla, depicting the attempt in which at least 23 people died as “an attack on Spain's borders.” (AP Photo/Javier Bernardo, File)
June 28

Arrest of Indian Muslim journalist sparks widespread outrage

Police in India’s capital arrested a Muslim journalist Monday evening for allegedly hurting religious sentiments
June 28
A photograph of a computer screen shows the home page of Alt News, a fact-checking website, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Police in New Delhi arrested Mohammed Zubair, one of the co-founders of the website, over a tweet that allegedly hurting religious sentiments in what many have slammed as the latest example of shrinking press freedoms under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
June 27

Court finds France negligent in Caribbean pesticide case

A court in Paris found the French government guilty of wrongful negligence involving the former use of a banned pesticide in the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique but denied compensation to those affected
June 27
FILE - Lawyer Harry Durimel, right, stands next to an activist with a sign that reads in French "No to Chlordecone poison," as they protest during the arrival of the French government's Health Minister Roselyne Bachelot in Raizet Abymes, Guadeloupe, Nov. 18, 2007. Durimel is among the attorneys representing agricultural workers in Guadeloupe and Martinique in a separate lawsuit demanding trial for those who allowed the use of a banned pesticide known as chlordecone. (AP Photo/Dominique Chomereau-Lamotte, File)
June 27

Toxic gas released in Jordan port kills 13, injures 250

Authorities in Jordan say a crane loading chlorine tanks onto a ship in the port of Aqaba dropped one of them, causing an explosion of toxic yellow smoke that killed at least 13 people and sickened some 250
June 27
This photo taken from CCTV video broadcasted by Al-Mamlaka TV shows a chlorine gas explosion after it fell off a crane in the port of Aqaba, Jordan, Monday, June 27, 2022. Some dozen workers were killed and scores were hospitalized. (Al-Mamlaka TV via AP)
June 27

2 priests killed in northern Mexico buried in village

Two Jesuit priests killed last week in remote mountains of northern Mexico are have been buried in the village where a gunman attacked them inside the church last week
June 27
Women hold a portrait of Jesuit priest Javier Campos Morales as the funeral procession of Morales and fellow priest Joaquin Cesar Mora Salazar arrives to Cerocahui, Chihuahua state, Mexico, Sunday, June 26, 2022. The two elderly priests and a tour guide murdered in Mexico's Sierra Tarahumara this week are the latest in a long line of activists, reporters, travelers and local residents who have been threatened or killed by criminal gangs that dominate the region. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
June 27

Infant burials in Mexico: Aztec customs lasted post-Conquest

Four children in Mexico were buried in the years after the Spanish Conquest with rituals and grave offerings that suggest pre-Hispanic customs lived on for some time after the Aztec empire fell
June 27
June 27

Moscow police detain opposition politician

Moscow police have detained one of the few politicians openly opposing the Kremlin's war in Ukraine who remains in Russia
June 27
June 27

EXPLAINER: What's the impact of a Russian debt default?

Russia has defaulted on foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution more than a century ago, further alienating the country from the global financial system amid its war in Ukraine
June 27
FILE - Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen arrives to meet with Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe at the Treasury Department, Thursday, June 2, 2022, in Washington. Russia is poised to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, further alienating the country from the global financial system amid its war in Ukraine. The country faces a Sunday, June 26, 2022 deadline to meet a 30-day grace period on interest payments originally due May 27. But it likely will take time to confirm a default. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 27

Rare Netherlands tornado kills 1, wounds 9

The last fatality due to a tornado in the Netherlands was in August 1992.
June 27
An aerial view shows the damage to the roof of adjacent buildings after a tornado ripped through the southwestern seaside city of Zierikzee, Netherlands, June 27, 2022.
June 27

Qatar Energy to cut emissions as methane movement grows

The state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Energy says it is joining a new industry initiative aiming to reduce nearly all methane emissions from their operations by 2030
June 27
FILE - This undated file photo shows a Qatari liquid natural gas (LNG) tanker ship being loaded up with LNG, made up mainly of methane, at Raslaffans Sea Port, northern Qatar. The state-owned oil and gas company Qatar Energy said Monday, June 27, 2022, it is joining a new industry-led initiative to reduce nearly all methane emissions from operations by 2030. (AP Photo, File)
June 27

UN chief: National selfishness delaying global oceans deal

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says some countries won’t accept that the world’s oceans belong to everyone and their “egoism” is holding up a global agreement on protecting these vast tracts of the planet
June 27
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, center, Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, center right, and actor Jason Momoa, behind Guterrs, pose with participants at the United Nations' Youth and Innovation Forum at Carcavelos beach, outside Lisbon, Sunday, June 26, 2022. From June 27 to July 1, the United Nations is holding its Oceans Conference in Lisbon expecting to bring fresh momentum for efforts to find an international agreement on protecting the world's oceans. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 27

Group leading protests OKs dialogue with Ecuador government

The Indigenous organization leading protests in Ecuador has agreed to discuss with the government possible solutions that could lead to the end of a strike that has paralyzed parts of the country for two weeks
June 27
Indigenous protesters carrying make shift shields march to the Basilica del Voto Nacional where they expect dialogue with the government to take place in downtown Quito, Ecuador, Monday, June 27, 2022. Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso announced a cut in gasoline prices Sunday that fell short of the reduction demanded by Indigenous leaders to end a strike that has paralyzed parts of the country for two weeks. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
June 27

No sign of reprieve for 3 condemned by Ukraine separatists

Less than two weeks remain for two Britons and a Moroccan to appeal the death sentences imposed by separatist forces that captured them during fighting in eastern Ukraine
June 27
FILE - Two British citizens Aiden Aslin, left, and Shaun Pinner, right, and Moroccan Saaudun Brahim, center, sit behind bars in a courtroom in Donetsk, in the territory which is under the Government of the Donetsk People's Republic control, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, June 9, 2022. Less than two weeks remain for two Britons and a Moroccan to appeal the death sentences imposed by separatist forces that captured them during fighting in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo, File)
June 27

Hamas says captive Israeli's condition has deteriorated

Gaza’s Hamas rulers say the condition of one of the Israelis it is holding captive has deteriorated
June 27
June 27

President Biden, world leaders talk Ukraine war at G7 summit

President Joe Biden attends the G7 summit in Austria this week to meet with other world leaders over potential sanctions on Russia.
June 27
VIDEO: President Biden, world leaders talk Ukraine war at G-7 summit
June 27

Missile hits shopping mall in central Ukraine

A shopping mall was hit by a Russian missile in Ukraine, killing at least 10 people. ABC News foreign correspondent Tom Soufi Burridge reports from Kyiv.
June 27
VIDEO: Missile hits shopping mall in central Ukraine
June 27

US Coast Guard rescues 3 US sailors in Atlantic Ocean

The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued three U.S. sailors whose vessel began taking on water during a trip from the British Virgin Islands to Bermuda
June 27
June 27

SCOTUS reaction, Pride celebration, Griner in court: World in Photos, June 27

A look at the top photos from around the globe.
June 27
VIDEO: SCOTUS reaction, Pride celebration, Griner in court: World in Photos, June 27
June 27

'I want my son back': Moroccan's father pleads with Putin

The father of a Moroccan man facing possible execution after being captured by Ukrainian separatists appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene to spare his son from the firing squad
June 27
Taher Saadun, father of Moroccan Ibrahim Saadun, who was captured and sentenced to death in Russian-held eastern Ukraine, speaks to the media in a press conference in Rabat, Morocco, Monday, June 27, 2022. (AP Photo)
June 27

Mystery over deaths of 21 teenagers at S African nightclub

South African authorities are seeking answers.
June 27
A body is removed from a nightclub in East London, South Africa, Sunday June 26, 2022. South African police are investigating the deaths of at least 20 people at a nightclub in the coastal town of East London early Sunday morning. It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams. (AP Photo)
June 27

Live updates | Erdogan adamant on Sweden, Finland NATO bids

Turkey’s president says he will do “whatever is necessary for our country’s rights and interests” at the NATO summit in Spain Tuesday
June 27
Police forces drive to Elmau near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Monday, June 27, 2022. The G-7 leaders will begin Monday's session of their three-day summit with a focus on Ukraine. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
June 27

Cyberattack forces Iran steel company to halt production

One of Iran’s major steel companies says it was forced to halt production after being hit by a cyberattack that also targeted two other plants, marking one of the biggest assaults on the country’s strategic industrial sector in recent memory
June 27